Is it legal to keep peacocks as pets in India?

 
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No, it is not legal to keep peacocks as pets in India. Peacocks are a Schedule I species under the Wildlife Protection Act, of 1972, which means that they are considered to be of special importance and are protected from hunting, capturing, and trading. Keeping a peacock as a pet is considered to be an offence under this Act and can result in a fine of up to ₹25,000 or imprisonment for up to three years, or both.

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